AstroCamper Jacob P. made and mounted pinhole cameras to capture the path of the sun. If you see a "solargraph" can, please do not disturb it.
"What are you doing, Alex?" The Camp Eb counselor was on a ladder securing an aluminum can above the hammocks, and every passerby exhibited curiosity. That same… http://astrocamp.us/~astrocam/index.php/blog/solargraphs-camp-eb/
A unique trick upgrades a flat image projected onto a surface into a seemingly 3D depiction of the subject. Very cool demo.
The heart of a reflector telescope is its mirror. Kids are often taken aback when looking at land objects because they appear upside down. Of course, celestial objects with the… http://astrocamp.us/~astrocam/index.php/blog/mirror-magic-astrocamp/
AstroCampers are taking stunning digital images of the planets to complement and enhance the naked eye view.
The summer of 2016 is a special time for viewing planets, for the three most telescopically interesting planets--Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn--are bright and prominent. Jupiter is… http://astrocamp.us/~astrocam/index.php/blog/imaging-planets/
AstroCampers observed the sun through multiple techniques in anticipation of the 2017 solar eclipse. Clear skies at night yielded deep space wonders.
With clearing skies, AstroCampers targeted the sun by day in anticipation of the 2017 solar eclipse. While a partial solar eclipse will be visible August 21, 2017, across all… http://astrocamp.us/~astrocam/index.php/blog/get-ready-2017-solar-eclipse/
The 2016 iteration of AstroCamp is underway and the fireworks are blazing for the Fourth of July.
The 2016 iteration of AstroCamp is underway and the fireworks are blazing during the Fourth of July week. Opening night consisted of impressive fireworks launched from the beach… http://astrocamp.us/~astrocam/index.php/blog/2016-astrocamp-underway/